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Diocese of MayagŁez

Dioecesis Maiaguezensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 March 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Puerto Rico
  • Square Kilometers: 1,635 (1,635 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises a portion of the southwest of the island.
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: MGZ
  • Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/1324/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 2272, Calle Obispado, Barrio Miradero, Mayagüez, PR 00681, Puerto Rico
  • Telephone: (787)831-5411;833-5418
  • Fax: 265-7060

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 March 1976ErectedDiocese of Arecibo
Diocese of Ponce
Diocese of MayagŁez (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976352,3562135566,292410525ap1977
1980374,000469,00079.7%2145665,6665411525ap1981
1990426,000519,00082.1%4034745,75623914929ap1991
1999360,000491,51873.2%4730774,67533214358ap2000
2000360,000491,51873.2%4130715,07033213558ap2001
2001360,000491,51873.2%4030705,14233213458ap2002
2002360,000491,51873.2%3830685,29443213358ap2003
2003376,000491,51876.5%3730675,61143213329ap2004
2004376,000491,51876.5%4030705,37143211429ap2005

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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